Josh Freedman cites TCF's community college task force report in a Forbes article arguing for funding college by taxing graduates. Read the full article at Forbes.
TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg is quoted in a USA Today article about the declining use of race in college admissions. Read the full piece at USA Today.
The families of Yale College students, on average, are substantially richer than the American norm. How much can the university change this? How much should it? TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg talks to the Yale Alumni Magazine about affirmative action, legacy admissions, and the use of class in university admissions. Read the full piece.
“The White House is surely aware that the legal winds are blowing against the explicit use of racial preferences in college admissions,” writes TCF senior fellow Richard Kahlenberg at the Chronicle of Higher Education. Kahlenberg, who has long argued for the use of socioeconomic status as a factor in college admissions, says that the President's endorsement of socioeconomic diversity is a long-overdue step in the right direction. Read the full piece at the Chronicle.
Most K-12 education reforms are about trying to make "separate but equal" schools for rich and poor work well. The results of these efforts have been discouraging. The Century Foundation looks at ways to integrate public schools by economic status through public school choice. At the higher education level, we examine ways to open the doors of selective and non-selective institutions to students of modest means.
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